Top Automotive Industry News for Week of July 9 - July 15, 2018

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week July 9, 2018 - July 15, 2018.

We hope it helps you stay up to speed on the key developments in our industry:

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

Appeals court backs $10-billion Volkswagen emissions cheating settlement (LA Times)

Automakers And Other Manufacturers May Need To Give White-Collar Perks To Fill

Blue-Collar Jobs (Forbes)

Bugatti Confirms Rumors of “Strictly Limited” New Model (The Detroit Bureau)

General Motors topping Ford in pickup market share (Detroit Free Press)

Goodbye Fusion sedan, hello Fusion sport wagon (The Detroit News)

How Car Companies Are Blasting Trump's Import Investigation (Bloomberg)

McLaren Plans More Models And 100% Electrification By 2025 (Forbes)

Nissan Admits To Falsifying Emissions Tests (Forbes)

NLRB alleges Elon Musk coerced Tesla workers against forming union: report (MarketWatch)

Tariffs create uncertainty in automotive industry, says former Toyota exec (CNBC)

Trump's trade war could threaten US pickup production and jobs (Detroit Free Press)

-Automotive Evolution News-

Chargeway’s Plan to Make Recharging as Easy as Refueling Gets the Green Light (Car and Driver)

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Bosch to launch self-driving car service in Silicon Valley (USA Today)

Driverless-car makers want Congress to free them from state safety standards (LA Times)

Home From The Honeymoon, The Self Driving Car Industry Faces Reality (Wired)

How Much Safer Should Self-Driving Cars Be? Try 0% (Forbes)

New Mobility Companies For A New Future (Forbes)

Purdue to launch autonomous vehicle innovation center (The Detroit News)

Uber lays off 100 self-driving car operators in Pittsburgh (CNBC)

-Automotive Retail News-

89 percent of Autolist survey participants want recall info disclosed by dealer (Auto Remarketing)

Analysts: Auto Sales up, but Could Falter as the Year Goes on (DrivingSales)

FTC checks 94 dealerships in 7 states for revised Buyers Guide (Auto Remarketing)

Schumer urges FTC to intensify Used Car Rule to weed out flooded vehicles (Auto Remarketing)

Tesla ditches reservations, opens up Model 3 car sales to all customers in North America (CNBC)

Tesla hits 200,000 cars, meaning a lower tax credit for EV buyers (autoblog)

Virginia Dealer Rolls Out Roadster's Online Car-Buying Platform (Auto Dealer Monthly)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

June Wholesale Prices Reach Highest Point in 2018 (Vehicle Remarketing)

Lane watch: Consistent trends stretch back 4 weeks (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Buying a new car: What tech features should you pay for and which can you skip? (USA Today)

Gas Prices Continue Their Summer Ascent (The Detroit Bureau)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Nissan recalls 105K cars to replace Takata air bags (The Detroit News)

-General Business & Executive News-

Cars.com officially goes on the sales block (New York Post)

CDK Global to Acquire CRM Firm EleadOne (The Banks Report)

Rising gas prices raise concerns for US economy (MSN)

Uber and Alphabet just invested $335 million in Lime — here's why scooter start-ups are suddenly worth billions (CNBC)

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